The spirit of Emily Kam Kngwarray’s Country
A comprehensive new survey at the National Gallery of Australia pays tribute to Emily Kam Kngwarray and the Country she loved.
Showing serene images of family life on a cattle farm south of Perth, and already living in semi-isolation, Abdul-Rahman Abdullah captures, on his smartphone, poignant and fun insights into parenting and creating.
In our July/August magazine we profiled ten artists, and asked each artist to document their life with their smartphone. Abdullah’s snaps are filled with family, home and his studio, perfectly complementing our profile, where he discusses life on the cattle farm and the inspiration behind some of his most emotional works.
From crones to witches to grandmothers, the feminine monstrosity offered by fairy tales is an antidote to our current, unsatisfying forms of female transgression—as a new exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art reveals.
Kirtika Kain’s Western Sydney apartment on Dharug Country is crowded with boxes of materials and new canvases. She came back from a residency in Italy in late 2022 and since then she’s been living alongside her work, preparing for her solo exhibition at Roslyn Oxley9 and for the Biennale of Sydney next year. The cohabitation has been intense and sometimes messy, but Kain says studio life is teaching her new confidence.
In a new show at the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ramak Bamzar pays tribute to the women Iran has lost to a brutal regime.
A new SBS documentary investigates the little-known 1986 art heist that saw 26 priceless paintings stolen from a remote monastery in Western Australia.
The Art Gallery of Western Australia pays tribute to The Antipodean Manifesto and the collective artists who wrote it, which included the likes of Arthur Boyd, John Brack and Clifton Pugh.